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Ocean Front Cabin W/Hot Tub

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2), max occupancy 2

The Surf Shack cabin is the ultimate in Yurt style outdoor living. Sitting on top of an Ocean Front Cliff with unobstructed views of Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Otter Rock & Devils Punch bowl, views do not get better than this. The small, one-room cabin sits on a dead end road and is the most quiet place you will find. A futon bed provides a very comfortable place to lay your head and hear nothing but the ocean. The covered deck provides a beautiful outdoor living space complete with, love seat and chairs as well as an indoor/outdoor carpet and comfy outdoor furniture cushions. There are canvas panels on all sides of the covered deck, which can be lowered to protect against wind & rain in the case of any wet weather. The private Ocean View Hot Tub creates an escape from your life in the real world. A gas grill is provided as well as dishes, pots, etc... The bathroom facilities consist of a composting toilet (warning: these do have a smell, that is why we put it in its own building), hot shower and sink. All guests will be provided eco friendly toilet paper, biodegradable soap /shampoo and instructions on operating these off the grid appliances. The large yard also includes a shared/community fire pit and hammock. Two off street parking spaces are also provided. !!MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY IS 2 PEOPLE/NO GUESTS OR VISITORS PLEASE!!

Keywords: Ocean Front, hot tub, romantic, quiet, private, outdoor living.

More Details

Owner
Daniel Hasselschwert
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 2, 2017

About Daniel Hasselschwert

We truly believe Otter Rock is a little slice of heaven on earth, come and visit and you will see why we feel this way.

Daniel Hasselschwert purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Daniel Hasselschwert chose Coastal Oregon

This is the most beautiful place on the planet, seriously. Add in the fact that it is quiet, private, out of the wind and a lot sunnier and warmer than most places on the Oregon coast and you will see for your self this place is amazing.

What makes this cabin unique

Watching the surfers, kayakers, whales and all that happens on the beach from your comfortable perch up above. Or a short walk to join them!

Amenities

Otter Rock Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen sized high-quality mattress/futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Firepit area with picnic table & hammock. Outdoor kitchen area on the deck provides: Plates, bowls, utensils, pots/pans etc.; hot plate for cooking soup, pasta or boiling water; extra cooler (available upon request); and BBQ grill. Indoor kitchen items: Coffee Maker, Toaster, small Fridge and glassware. Comfy outdoor furniture: Adirondack Love Seat with cusions, 2 Adirondack Chairs w/ cushions & 1 matching ottoman. Eco-friendly bathroom provides hot shower, sink and composting toilet, sufficient for use by 3-4 people max. Surf Shack Eco Cabin comes with use of 2 ocean kayaks and/or surf boards, wetsuits etc. at a discounted rate and can be pre-ordered to be ready for you when you arrive. Plus 15% discount on all equipment rentals at Ossies Surf Shop.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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Ocean Front Cabin W/Hot Tub
average rating of 4.15 based on 20 reviews
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Smells

  • 1 of 5

The views from the lawn are spectacular. The hottub was also great. Unfortunately, the entire building and the 15 feet sourrounding it were permeated by an overwhelming and overpowering poop smell from that compost toilet.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I pondered this for some time...

  • 3 of 5

Positives - location is awesome, great launching point to north and south locations. Walking distance to the beach at Devils Punchbowl and as a surfer you couldn't ask for a better location.

Pondering thoughts - I don't surf anymore but wanted a beach weekend with my dogs. No where in what I read did I discover that this property is on a dangerous cliff and my dogs had to be tethered the entire time to secure their safety. Sheer drop off that I would have liked to have been made aware of.

- I was there on a freakishly hot weekend and realized 2 things - enclosed bedroom doesn't have great ventilation or any kind or relationship with the beauty of the location. Close the door and you're out of nature. Second downfall is the door/main wall to the bath area is in direct sunlight for the majority of the day. Severe heat and a composting toilet made for a bad combination. Keep in mind this was an anomaly but it could happen to you. Just be flexible. It was so abnormally hot that Saturday I had load us all in the car to take advantage of the AC and look for some moving air at the state beaches!

- I mentally told myself to take a beach chair, a lantern and a fan and forgot each so I can't fault the limited supplies after reading the reviews. Due to lack of light after sundown I tried the TV, not that I wanted to watch it, but got kind of bored after the sun went down (I had very spotty and limited Wi-Fi connection on my iPad, no equipment to set up outside, I was tied to the dogs since I couldn't leave them untethered or in the hot room to go into town given there was a surprising lack of places we could all go and eat outside, remember freakish heat)...

- Overall, I'm conflicted on my feelings on this stay. I really wanted a place where my dogs were able to 'be free' at a private spot. Wasn't here. The heat made the bathroom really an unholy mess. Again, record breaking so take that into account. The owner was very responsive. I forgot some things I should have brought along, my bad. Neighbors were nice enough, I met a couple. But I would say you have a fabulous overall location when you are in the middle of a super popular weekend and have access to private parking and a fabulous beach within walking distance. Figure out your priorities...I would consider doing it again if the weather wasn't so extreme for my goals, and my dogs stayed at home.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

loved it

  • 5 of 5

this place is simple, but great. cannot beat the view. one of the most relaxing nights sleep I've had in some time.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

It was a great night, hot tub on a cliff looking out over the beach. What more can you ask for?

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not a cabin. More like an outhouse with a view.

  • 1 of 5

Dog hair on bedding when we arrived.

We can't figure out why we were charged so much for this place. Maybe $60-80 would be more appropriate.

Prior reviews led us to think it would be acceptable but we don't feel good about spending so much here.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear the Surf Shack did not meet your expectations. Based on your comments I assume you thought the price indicated some level of high end finishes that are most definitely not advertised. We call it a "Shack" because it is a simple rustic cabin. The ocean frontage and views are unbeatable and the hot tub creates a space and experience unparalleled in this area. For these reasons the Surf Shack has a 80+ % occupancy year round and great reviews, as you mentioned. From time to time we do have guests, like yourself, who do not prefer the rustic simplicity of the cabin and anticipate a more traditional hotel/motel style lodging. It appears the Surf Shack was simply not a good fit for you. Dan
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Beautiful location but random problems

  • 3 of 5

The land is so beautiful with a spectacular view. The hot tub was really nice. However, the shower would not stay constantly warm. It would fluctuate between boiling and freezing. The tv also would not work no matter what we did. There was also barely any silverware there. No forks etc....

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fish, crab, kayak, surf, walk/run & agate hunt on the 3+ miles of sandy beach right out front!

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Rates & Availability

Otter Rock Cabin Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$180
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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